Head of Research
Laurent joined AXA IM in August 2015 as International Economist, then as Head of Macroeconomic Research. Since February 2019, he is heading AXA IM Research team, gathering euro credit analysts, macroeconomists and strategists
Prior to AXA IM, he worked for two years at the French Statistical Institute (Insee) as the Head of the Forecasting Unit. Previously, Laurent spent three years at the French Embassy in Stockholm, where he covered the Nordic economies as financial advisor to the French Treasury. Earlier in his career, he also worked for the French Ministry for the Budget and the French Statistical Institute.
Laurent, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, holds an MSc in economics from Paris School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE Paris Tech).
13 August 2019
Easing cycle underway
Going forward, we expect Asian central banks to continue to cut rates with a few exceptions – Bank Negara Malaysia and State Bank of Vietnam.
25 July 2019
Managing Inconsistencies: what Prime Minister Johnson means for Brexit
Boris Johnson has become the new UK Prime Minister. He made a host of broad commitments, most to be implemented over the medium term and in conjunction with new Chancellor Sajid Javid.
24 July 2019
July Investment Strategy - Prevent horizon: US sidesteps recession for now
The US economic slowdown remains modest – the world’s largest economy looks set to avoid a recession in the next 12 months, thanks to the Fed’s monetary easing